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Sarah Weinman
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Time to reread NO GREAT MISCHIEF.
Oh no. RT @CBCNS: Beloved Canadian author Alistair MacLeod has died. Fellow authors say it is an immense loss to #canlit. #cbcns
Shel Silverstein, 1971, with Hugh Hefner and croquet mallets. instagram.com/p/m_Nq5EGP3i/# (h/t @Joypress)
Piketty's CAPITALISM IN THE 21st CENTURY and @lsjamison's THE EMPATHY EXAMS are the season's surprise hits. Now contemplating a mashup.
I just knew there would be a NYT profile of French economist Thomas Piketty, now that he's a bona-fide star. nytimes.com/2014/04/19/boo…
While I like the 2004 Avedon photograph of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I'd love to see the "failure" from 1976. newyorker.com/online/blogs/b…
Only the beginning. RT @doreeshafrir Alleged Bryan Singer Associate Was Sued In 2000 For Sexual Abuse By X-Men Actor buzzfeed.com/hunterschwarz/…
It was a good week because I wrote fiction.
Inevitable and fitting. RT @silvermanjacob: two great houses unite thecannabist.co/2014/04/18/hig…
Hint: I won't take a Shirley Jackson piece seriously that only mentions The Lottery, HILL HOUSE and WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE.
Please read. RT @realjohngreen Really great essay by @djolder about race and power in publishing. buzzfeed.com/danieljoseolde… (via @JohnBarnesSF)
Still more Rabassa in this excellent Rumpus Q&A from 2013 with (also excellent) Susan Bernofsky. therumpus.net/2013/09/the-ru…
"You have to think if García Márquez had been born speaking English, that's how a translation should sound." -- Gregory Rabassa
Previous link, to a 2004 profile of translator Gregory Rabassa, via @blakehounshell & @ravisomaiya.
"García Márquez has said that Rabassa read "One Hundred Years of Solitude," sat down and then rewrote it in English." nytimes.com/2004/05/25/boo…
Short AP news alert on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's death. There will be much more to come. bigstory.ap.org/article/nobel-…
ÚLTIMA HORA. Muere el escritor Gabriel García Márquez. El nobel de Literatura colombiano fallece en México a los 87 años
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A giant of literature passes. RT @AP BREAKING: Source close to family says Nobel laureate novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died.
.@emperorsclothes The Daily Dot also covered the LJ Smith/Vampire Diaries/Kindle Worlds story a couple of months ago: dailydot.com/fandom/vampire…
Plus ice-cold Megyn MT @peterlattman "Drop dead, man!" said Bill O'Reilly when he ran into @gabrielsherman last night nym.ag/1nehBRO
The WSJ's @xanalter on Kindle Worlds and LJ Smith finding her way back to writing VAMPIRE DIARIES books: online.wsj.com/news/articles/…
Oh my god he is auditioning for a spot on fivethirtyeight or Vox. jonahlehrer.com/blog/2014/3/24… (h/t @silvermanjacob)
To misquote my grandfather, here's why the bags stay mentally packed. usatoday.com/story/news/wor…
With a lot of fine print. RT @pageturner: An Open Letter from Gary Shteyngart nyr.kr/1teQpnz